AndroidPolice

T-Mobile is offering two free months of YouTube Premium to help you fight the boredom during the lock down. How to claim? Simply download their T-Mobile Tuesday app and clip the offer. Oh, you also have to be an existing T-Mobile customer.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


9to5Mac

While the info comes from a reliable source that has often been correct, we can’t sign off on this as actual news just yet. What if he ends up being wrong? Then we’d be wrong.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Forbes

Users can expect to have problems with their wireless hot spots as well as impacted cellular performance. Furthermore, with all of the Apple stores being closed at the moment, if you have a device out for repair, you may not be seeing it back for quite some time.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


The Verge

If you’re in the US, Siri will pull answers to your questions from the CDC and the US’s Public Health Service. No luck if you’re located outside of the US, though.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


TechCrunch

Audm stands out primarily because it employs professional voice actors to make the content more enjoyable to listen to, akin to a podcast. The New York Times had already begun plans to bringing their news articles to readers in audio form, so this acquisition makes sense. They also announced that Audm will continue to produce content for The New York Times as well as other publishers.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


CNET

More iPhone leaks and rumors for those of you interested. CNET has a pretty good roundup of all the various leaks thus far. You know our stance on leaks, though.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


PCMag

Google’s website serves more as an information repository than a way to show people where to get tested, as the president claimed.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Engadget

The free books are meant to hopefully reduce boredom while people are stuck at home. Engadget is here with directions on how to do take advantage of this offer.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


The Verge

Apple’s claims are definitely interesting and also in contrast with what Jeff Bezos of Amazon fame is saying, as he reports that masks remain in short supply globally. How Apple is acquiring these masks to donate is still up in the air.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Lifehacker

Here are some tips to help you run your daily Zoom meetings without random trolls coming to ruin your day with inappropriate memes or NSFW content, also known as “zoombombing”. Noteworthy? Yes. Newsworthy? No.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


CNN

At most, interesting to read about how people dress for working from home. Not news, no real info, no value add.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Forbes

It’s amazing to me that a fluff piece such as this made it onto Forbes and was presented to me as tech news.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, FLUFF


Gizmodo

Leaks, leaks, and more leaks. Would be nice to see this rumor come to fruition, though.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


The New York Times

We don’t get too political here, so let’s just hope he’s right.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


TechCrunch

Facebook is again doing what they can to help the flow of information regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. They will be providing free developer resources to government health organizations and will also be running an online hack-a-thon to try to resolve some of the social issues surrounding COVID-19.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


CNET

Facebook is seeing a 70% increase in Messenger group video calls, and more people are on social media in general. I mean, who is actually surprised by this?

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, OLD NEWS


Engadget

More of a review article than news, but at least Engadget gives you some options with regards to how to play Half-Life: Alyx.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Polygon

While we cannot condone or recommend that anybody playing Animal Crossing at the moment try this glitch, we do have the moral obligation to at least report it to you. As Polygon states, it is currently not known how Nintendo will react to anybody glitching the game and taking advantage of this.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY